February's Solidarity Campaign has netted 738 gifts so far (goal was 700). Let's set a record by the 28th!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

LCWR speaker says ‘God is the power of the future’

Catholic World News - August 16, 2013

In a keynote address at the convention of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), Sister Ilia Delio said that to understand faith, “we have to think in terms of cosmology.”

Sister Delio, a visiting professor at Georgetown and follower of Teilhard de Chardin, spoke on “Religious Life on the Edge of the Universe.” She said:

God is within and up ahead — not above. God is the power of the future.

The LCWR is undergoing a Vatican-mandated period of reform after the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith found serious theological problems with the organization. Among the complaints cited by the Vatican after an investigation of the group was the heterodox presentations by speakers at LCWR conventions.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our February expenses ($5,158 to go):
$35,000.00 $29,841.54
15% 85%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 1 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: Bernadette - Aug. 19, 2013 5:20 PM ET USA

    I don't understand a word of what she said. Just a lot of gobbledegoop to m! I have very little hope that anything will be done with the LCWR; the pope and the bishops are too frightened of what damage they could do if they are marginalized and given ultimatums. They are afraid of a de facto split. They should realize that there already is a schism within the Roman Catholic Church. I'm tired of hearing how much the religious orders contributed to the Church. That was then; this is now.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org
Shop Amazon

Recent Catholic Commentary

Ad Imaginem Dei: a gem of a blog on Christian art 18 hours ago
The Complexities of Persecution February 27
Ukraine: A great lesson in thinking like a Catholic. February 27
Notre Dame has lost two contrasting giants February 27
Two good publishers, six new books for Lent February 26

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis to address Congress in joint session in September CWN - February 5